Taylor Herschbach

#33 Taylor Herschbach

Pos. IF
Ht. 5-6
Yr. So.
Hometown Lockport, Ill.
High School (Prev. School) Lockport Township

2019: Saw action in 46 games for Valpo as a freshman, starting 45 times ... started 24 times at shortstop, 13 as the designated player, six at first base and two at third base ... hit .252 (33-for-131) with 16 runs scored and 16 RBIs ... posted nine multi-hit games and scored multiple runs on four occasions ... debuted Feb. 8 against Stephen F. Austin, driving in a run with a sacrifice fly ... picked up first career hit Feb. 22 against Delaware State and scored two runs in the win as well ... went 2-for-2 with two runs scored and an RBI in March 1 win over Wagner which was suspended and finished two days later ... picked up hits in all four tournament games at Charlotte March 1-3 to start seven-game hitting streak ... also picked up multiple hits, including a double, in tournament finale against Wagner March 3 ... went 1-for-2 with an RBI in win over NC State March 5 ... picked up multiple hits in consecutive games against Southern Illinois March 23-24, including a double in each contest ... had a big game in April 3 win at UIC, going 2-for-3 with two runs scored, two RBIs, two walks and her first career home run ... delivered pair of hits April 9 at Loyola ... went 2-for-4 in series-opening win against Indiana State April 19, including a walk-off single in the bottom of the 7th ... followed with two runs scored in victory over the Sycamores in middle game of series the next day ... closed regular season May 4 with 2-for-3 effort against Illinois State ... had a game to remember in MVC Tournament opener May 8 against Evansville, going 4-for-4 with two RBIs in Valpo's win over the Purple Aces ... tied an MVC Tournament single-game record with her four hits ... was the first 4-for-4 effort in an MVC Tournament game since 2015 ... also marked Valpo's first-ever four-hit performance by an individual in a conference tournament game.

Prep: Played at Lockport Township H.S. ... a Second Team All-State honoree as a senior ... earned multiple First Team All-Area honors in her final season ... hit .477 as a senior with 49 runs scored and 37 RBIs ... posted a .559 on-base percentage and a .734 slugging percentage ... a Second Team All-Area selection as a junior ... hit .451 as a junior with 51 runs scored and 17 RBIs ... helped squad to a sectional finals berth ... played travel for the Bulls/Sox Academy.